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Smartphone Platform Shows Promise as "Artificial Pancreas" to Control Diabetes, University of Virginia Study



8/16/2013 8:13:04 AM

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Smartphones have gotten good enough to provide nearly continuous, closed-loop, outpatient control of blood sugar in people with diabetes, according to a recently published study. “We showed that it is possible. Frankly, there were voices saying that it was not possible,” corresponding author Boris Kovatchev, director of the University of Virginia’s Center for Diabetes Technology, tells MobiHealthNews.

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